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LIVE Blog: Severe weather threat continues today

First Alert 5 Weather Severe Storms
Posted at 2:54 PM, May 16, 2021

SOUTHERN COLORADO — This blog will be updated periodically with the forecast and impacts of severe weather on May 16, 2021.

8:55 p.m. | Severe Thunderstorm Watches have been canceled this evening as the severe weather threat has come to an end.

6:37 p.m. | Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until at least 6:45 p.m. for southeastern El Paso County and northeastern Pueblo County.

5:35 p.m. | A landspout tornado happened near the border of northwest Crowley County and southwest Linclon County.

5:20 p.m. | Hail and flooding are now blocking roads in Pueblo

5:05 p.m. | Major flooding in Pueblo by Troy and Highway 50.

5:00 p.m. | New Tornado warning associated with storm just west of Wild Horse Point.

4:50 p.m. | Hail storm near CSU Pueblo, our photojournalist caught some of the hail hitting his vehicle.

4:25 p.m. | Tornado Warning in Crowley County, CO

3:50 p.m. | Avoid Highway 160 and I-25 through Walsenburg. Golf ball size and 60 mph wind gusts are likely.

3:30 p.m. | Flash Flood warning and Severe Thunderstorm Warning heading toward La Veta

3:15 p.m. | Two storms capable of heavy rainfall and hail in Pueblo County.

3:10 p.m. | Severe Thunderstorm Watch is now in effect for the southern I-25 corridor.

3:00 p.m. | Heavy rainfall over the Spring Fire Burn Scar has prompted a Flash Flood Warning. Ongoing threats may include mud/debris flows, flash flooding, fast moving water, and swollen creeks and streams.

2:57 p.m. | A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect until 3:30 p.m. for this slow-moving storm over parts of Las Animas & Baca counties.

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